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of religion. a senior council from the beckett fund helping hobby lobby says this is another groundbreaking case for religious rights. >> we believe that these cases will be successful, they've been successful so far. we think the trend will continue. we believe that religious freedom is going to trump what the administration is trying to do here. the administration has already given out over 100 million exemptions from this law. and soap we don't think in the face of all those exemptions they can justify their decision to trample religious freedom. >> the owner of freshway foods, a pair of catholic brothers who didn't want to have insurance for plan b. they cited part of their religion. even facing a fine for not complying. the obama administration said it's necessary to protect a woman's right to decide when and whether to have children, the judges were not convinced. they interpreted it as forcing companies to cover contraceptives. the decision friday echos the tenth circuit court of appeals ruling. that court ruled against the abortion pill mandate in the hobby lobby case and has relied
coverage. the federal appeals court says that limits the right of free exercise of religion by burdennenning companies to require insurance that includes contraception. it is another ground breaking case for religious rights and others say it is the employees who have a right to coverage. >> the only question here is whether our government can force religious business owners to pay for abortion causing drugs and to pay for contraceptives, even if it is against their most deeply held religious beliefs. >> the reason for that is that you have the right to practice what you want, but an employer shouldn't have the right to deny the people who work at that institution their right to follow their conscience and use contraception. >> this case is involving the owners of fresh way foods. the catholic brothers do not want to contribute to the coverage of contraceptive including plan b pills citing their roman catholic religion. facing a fine for not complying and while the obama administration says the requirement is necessary to protect a woman's right to decide when or if she want
or not there is a burden on that. the second is the fresh way companies as persons exercising religion under riff brought and the third is what some courts referred to as a pass-through saving whereby a closely held family type corporation such as this one can't assert free exercise rights of its owners and forth only judge waldman in the district here uses which is a third party standing doctrine. i would like to begin by looking at the claims of the gilardi's as individuals. several things are disputed. first the gilardi's or persons and the gilardi's control and make the decisions for the freshway companies including what goes in and what's kept out of the company health plans. third the sub to have a religious objection to directing their companies to include coverage for contraception and sterilization and things that at least in their view can cause early abortions in her health plans. force the hhs mandate in challenge here requires the companies to include those things in their plans or face significasignifica nt fines. and five, those things can only be included in the plan if francis and philip
-crazy. >> but at within point she gave up vampires and wanted to focus on religion. >> i went back to the catholic church after 30 years after being an atheist and i realized i wanted to right just about jesus christ. >> reporter: four years ago she turned away from organized religion citing her stance on abortion and gay rights. >> i always want to have the courage. i looked up flip-flop because someone called me a flip-flopper and it says to make a complete reversal. so that's what i did. i have to say, yes, i flip-flopd. >> the 72-year-old is unpredictable. she has written several erotic novels. >> the sex scenes in the book are pretty racy. >> good. i want them to be so. >> what makes anne rice blush? >> i don't know. i've written err rot ka and i may right some more. >> reporter: is that a scoop? >> sure. >> reporter: and she may not be finished with the walking dead either. >> how do you make walking zombies romantic. >> or sexy. >> that's a thought. what if around absolutely beautiful guy -- i'm beginning to get it. >> it doesn't take much for rice's imagina
on freedom of religion. i have a right to think that if i send my child to school, she's not going to have a lesbian teacher walked into her dressing while she'spe changing. i have a right to think that i've i go to the ladies restroom, everybody in their thanks they are a woman. god did not make a mistake. he does not make mistakes. would -- we are born a man or woman. host: what do you think about this poll that 68% of americans support the legislation? caller: absolutely not come up polls are taken how they want that poll to come out for their own political reason. it is every poll, not just this one. i do not believe in polls. i don't think they are accurate. everyone who goes out to take a poll is trying to hold a position. that poll will reflect their position. host: all right, monica says -- we will go to tracy from hagerstown, maryland on our line for democrats, good morning. caller: good morning and thank you for c-span. this is alllieve smoke and mirrors. ,hat we have now in our country it does not matter. if someone doesn't like you, they can fine you for any reason. aey can f
, national religion, but it did remind me that back when i was a judge, judges did not select the grand injure members. those were chosen by grand injure commission ergs. but the commissioners chose them for the grand jury. and there were defense attorneys that decided to attack the stem by claiming judges were by a disproportionate number, appointing too many anglos as grand jury foremen because that's what judges did. judges selected the informationman for the grand jury. did not select the members. but among the members, would choose who the foreman would be. and i was subpoenaed one time back then without the defense attorneys doing their homework and they intended to put me on the stand in their attack on a raceist grand jury foreman system and used that to establish that, gee, it was grossly unfair, disproportionately number of anglos were chosen. and before i testified, they did their homework and found out hat actually, it was a disproportionate appointment, if you only looked at race, i had ppointed proportionly more african-americans as informationmen of my grand jury than the
is to globalize the world and get rid of sovereignty, religion, culture, from everyday life in america -- your ok, barry, those are thoughts, and i will pick up on health care, and we are joined on the phone by a health-care reporter with politico to talk about today's hearing before the ways and means committee. who'll be testifying, mr. cheney, and what questions are likely to be asked? guest: persons testifying are the medicare and medicaid services administrator, an obscure agency, but they are the ones responsible for building the and roman system for the affordable care act -- the enrollment system for the ford motor ac -- for the affordable care act. they have quarterbacked the whole construction of what to say. so many questions to ask it is hard to know where to begin. what is the timeframe for getting this working again? what went wrong, and why did he go so wrong so early? that is where we will see the outset. and then they will dive into specifics of why didn't people see the delay of the enrollment system when there were so many warning signs that there were going to be flaws? it wil
persecuted by top russian authorities in putin's government solely for ethnicity and religion. during his first term, there was a group of special humanitarian concern. since then 12,000 turks have resettled in america, including many in illinois and in my district. however, 80,000 turks remain in russia and undergo persecution in areas of our lives that we often take for granted. -- unable to he return, there have been refugees in russia and asia. this is the reality of putin's russia. people are discriminated against, tore turd and even killed and are economically and financially repressed. when given freedom to chase the american dream, these same hispanica turks fulfill their potential in less than a decade. i let my colleagues to make their own determination about which nation is exceptional. i yield back. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman's time has expired. for what purpose does the gentleman from connecticut seek recognition? mr. courtney: i ask unanimous consent to address the house for one minute and to revise and extend my remarks. the speaker pro tempore: without objectio
if it is a single religion or single border. they carry bad ideas instead of flowers. al qaeda is a dirty wind that wants to spread worldwide. flowers to to carry expand them at the international level. request. it is not only about iraq. it is about all of the countries in the world that are suffering from terrorism.
overlooked due to their ethnicity and religion. while conducting this review, the department discovered seven individuals who did not meet the exact criteria of the connelly mandated review but nevertheless were deserving of the medal of honor. this bill would allow them to be recognized with the nation's highest award of valor. it is important to note that none of these brave americans asked for this renewed consideration. it was through the advocacy and admiration of loved ones and those that served with them that led to this effort. for those brave americans who show such extraordinary heroism in defense of our lebrits, it's never too late to say thank you. mr. adkins and mr. sloat and all the brave americans like them to them i say thank you. i reserve the balance of my time. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman reserves the balance of his time. the gentlewoman from guam is recognized. mr. bordallo: mr. speaker, i rise in support of h.r. 3304, introduced by my friend and my colleague, mr. deutch from florida. h.r. 3304 authorized the president -- authorizes the president of the united s
affects all races, religion and economic group. i am working along with my friend, jim costa, of the victims rights caucus, to make sure that congress deals with this issue, not just october, but every month of the year. domestic violence is never the fault of the victim. it's the fault of the perpetrator. mr. speaker, you never hurt somebody you claim you love. and that's just the way it is. yield back. the speaker pro tempore: for what purpose does the gentleman from ohio seek recognition? -- the gentlewoman, i'm sorry. ms. kaptur: i ask unanimous consent to address the house for one minute and to include extraneous material into the record. mr. speaker, it's with gratitude but with heavy heart that i on behalf of the people of the united states and our region of ohio in particular extend deepest sympathy to the people of poland on the passing of ex-premiere of poland. during his exceptional and transformative life, he played a will the gentleman yielding role in ushering the first era of liberty that poland had been afforded in modern history. poland has assumed a pivotal
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